Israel eager to put rift with Obama over Iran deal in past, Netanyahu says
Pressure grows on Netanyahu to act with 'iron fist' in light of Palestinian terror onslaught
Netanyahu says Israel's relationship with Russia is good
Netanyahu attacked by right-wing flank for 'not doing enough' against terror
A zest for life
A female prism on the Torah
Tel Aviv’s historic Great Synagogue has its eyes set on the future
Spotlight: Injured IDF officer Ziv Shilon goes the distance in inspirational Berlin marathon
Mac TA aims to cap perfect preseason in MSG finale
Mac TA back in first place, Mac Haifa finally off the mark
Maccabi Tel Aviv ready for Milano tests in Chicago, New York
The plight of agunot: The pen vs the chains
Palestinian rocket lands in Israel near Gaza border
Israel announces series of punitive measures against Palestinian terrorism
Al Jazeera apologizes for Jerusalem terror attack tweet
Former British MP George Galloway expresses support for third intifada
Rivlin: Terrorists will not harm our way of life
British Conservatives want to block local councils from BDS activity
Jewish groups welcome announcement by Timmerman of EU anti-Semitism ‘czar’
Bill Clinton pays tribute to Anne Frank
FBI destroys evidence linked to Medicare fraud among Orthodox Jewish community in New York
Criminal complaint filed against German Mayor for anti-Israel and anti-Jewish hate
US measure for Iran victims to get paid before sanctions waived inspired by Shurat Hadin
Analysis: The best reason for Iran deal? The West will learn where to drop bombs
Iranians launch ‘Sorry Syria’ campaign to apologize for Iranian jingoism
Obama and Zarif shake hands in New York, marking first such handshake in 30 years
WATCH: Russian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Syria
'Russia can't claim to fight ISIS terror, while supporting Assad's terror'
Trump backs Russia, Iran efforts to fight ISIS
Only Assad truly fighting Islamic State, Putin says
Trump: Middle East would be more stable if Saddam, Gaddafi still in power
Assad says Russian-Iranian campaign in Syria will decide fate of Middle East
British PM Cameron slams Russia for 'backing the butcher Assad'
Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
Global space community to reach for the stars
Mazel Tov! Hebrew University places first in Israel in another school ranking
Beersheba students win top prize in Boston’s Genetically Engineered Machine Competition
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route
Green group demands swift action after sewage pollutes river, kills fish
Brewery producing craft beer made from Boston river water taps Israeli tech
El Al wins first place prize for startup program
Israel steady at 27th in WEF Competitiveness Index, ranks 3rd for innovation
Qatar, UAE lead Israel in broadband
GLOBAL AGENDA: Junk train wreck
Breaking the Torah for Torah’s sake
Women and the changing customs of Simhat Torah
IBA English News’s departing chief reflects on 25 years behind and in front of the camera
‘A win-win situation’
Unpublished tour guide stories: Escapades in Acre
Israel, the Jews and the European refugee crisis
Candidly Speaking: Jews, Islamophobia and compassion for refugees
Everyone is 'fighting Islamic State' – and they’re all lying
Letters to the Editor: October 4, 2015
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
Voice in service
Working for Hitler
Armed with a sense of humor
Jaunt through Mount Zion
Serving Israel with love
Down to earth- At the Castel Museum
Life in a bell jar
Grapevine: My MK
Living in a shoebox
Rhythmic gymnastics on the rise
Shalev Ad-El lights up
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: גַן נָעוּל
הַמֵיטָב שֶל אֲרִיאֵל זִילְבֶּר
יָבוֹא גְדִי זָהָב
נְמַל חֵיפָה זָכָה בַּמָקוֹם הָרִאשוֹן
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
Took a Hike
Classes for LGBT People Who Explore Converting to Judaism Open in Los Angeles
Silence is, sometimes, Golden
Teaching Biblical Hebrew
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
Remembering the Victims of 9/11
600 Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Touring with KKL-JNF
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
Make yourself at home… in Israel
10.05.2015 | 22 Tishri, 5776
"Political horizon is completely closed with this new settler government," PLO leader says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Calling coalition extreme, Erekat says it will be counteractive to "peace and stability" in region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Steinitz calls compromise outline over Leviathan "balanced, responsible and appropriate."
By SHARON UDASIN
After almost a year of failing to get the government-approved National Government Hospital Authority off the ground, its director Esther Dominissini resigns.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Environmental Protection Ministry recommends residents take precautions: reduce standing water, use insect repellants, install window screens.
A coup de déclarations super-patriotiques, l’ancienne porte-parole de Tsahal est parvenue à se hisser jusqu’au cabinet ministériel. Mais sa stratégie de va-t-en-guerre pourrait ne plus fonctionner
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Le nouveau ministre des Affaires de Jérusalem Zeev Elkin aspire à laisser de côté le conflit suscité par sa nomination, pour se mettre au travail
By PEGGY CIDOR
Sa nomination fait grincer les dents. La nouvelle ministre de la Justice va devoir prouver qu’elle est autre chose qu’une belle plante
By SARAH HONIG
La décision d’Avigdor Liberman d’entrer dans l’opposition place Benjamin Netanyahou dans une position délicate, à l’heure des grands défis diplomatiques
By HERB KEINON
Après avoir été sacré grand prêtre de la politique, Netanyahou conduira finalement
une coalition étroite. Entouré de rivaux plus hostiles que jamais, son leadership est menacé
Some residents have a right to varying tax breaks based on factors like socioeconomic status or age.
How Mayor Nir Barkat lost the ministry he never had to Likud MK Ze’ev Elkin.
Tamir Nir, set to replace Rachel Azaria, is looking forward to working fulltime for the city.
By NAAMA BARAK
New city council member Aaron Leibowitz hopes to bring about change in the capital.
Having learned his lesson from his last, short-lived, government, Benjamin Netanyahu
is taking six steps to bring about political peace and quiet.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef appoints three new temporary appointments to Supreme Rabbinical Court likely to stave off need to make permanent appointments.
By JEREMY SHARON
“There is clearly a growing, solid, overwhelming majority of Israelis who are unhappy about the way religion and state are linked and impacting the lives of individuals and the state."
Movement for Quality Government says PM should keep the cabinet at 21 ministers and combine rather than split ministries.
Court says UTJ's Litzman has 60 days to quit as deputy health minister or to agree to be appointed full-fledged health minister.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
Newly launched Coalition for Social Reform demands government action
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Yisrael Beytenu leader Liberman says glad he stayed out of current coalation.
Israeli Arab NGO head behind plan tell ‘Post’: If an adequate amount is not offered, protests would begin on September first.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The bill has been advanced by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who wants to quit the Knesset to enable the entrance of former MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, the next candidate on the Bayit Yehudi list.
The “Norwegian Law,” based on the model of the Scandinavian country’s government, requires each minister to be replaced in the legislature by a candidate from his or her party’s ballot.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Agreement marks first cooperation between PM and Yisrael Beytenu leader since party rejected Likud’s offer to join coalition.
Preliminary vote on a Yesh Atid bill passes by one vote; coalition had a majority in the room but lost due to two MKs' mishaps and an opposition trick.
Both the National Council for the Prevention of Road Accidents and the Israel Securities Authority did not employee any Ethiopian Israelis or Druse last year, the report reveals.
MKs complain NII does not do enough to inform people of their rights and entitlements.
Netanyahu began to feel the weight of having only a 61-seat coalition when he was forced to give in on a procedural motion on the natural gas deal.
"The terrorist organizations must receive the message that the blood of Israeli citizens, especially residents of Judea and Samaria, is not worthless," says Uri Ariel.
Days after resignation from minister-without-portfolio post, Likud MK reassures public he will continue to represent his party in the Knesset.
New report outlines policy measures to improve Israeli society.
Minister-Without-Portfolio Bennie Begin will most likely have to leave the cabinet.
Cabinet approves long list of deputy ministers.
Tensions between Netanyahu and Erdan intensified Monday when the latter vowed to fight to dismantle the Bezeq Internet infrastructure monopoly.
Likud lawmaker takes over from Yisrael Beytenu MK, who held position for six years.
By SAM SOKOL
Motion, proposed by Yesh Atid, falls by a 59-56 vote.
Both Shas and Bayit Yehudi sought control of the ministry during the recent coalition negotiations.
Reform by Kulanu head Kahlon could be stymied by former interior minister.
The new petition is based on the Movement for the Quality of Government’s hope that now that ministers are appointed, court will more seriously consider disqualifying Deri, Galant.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Appointment of right-wing Likud MK to post sends mixed signals and proposes the question of what could have been.
Likud ministers battle over seats; Erdan threatens to stay out
Survey conducted by Smith Polling Institute finds that 52% of respondents say deal with UTJ included too many concessions.
Faction argues two sections of Likud-Bayit Yehudi coalition deal are illegal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Respondents believe Kahlon will fail to fix housing crisis.
Faction steps back from responsibility for religion and state issues.
Court cases, parliamentary maneuvers postpone swearing-in of next coalition.
Bennett: “We will look out for the common good”; Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan to serve as deputy defense minister.
High Court of Justice is set to respond by Monday morning to petition filed by Yesh Atid, requesting injunction to halt enlarging cabinet.
MK adviser to ‘Post’: The majority of Druse serve in the army with many in combat units; “If we are good enough to go to war, we are good enough to be in the government.”
Multiple Likud MKs have reportedly told PM that they want to know which portfolio they will receive before they commit to vote to expand cabinet.
Faction leader Herzog says he will seek to retain role as opposition leader opposition.
Bayit Yehudi MK, 39, is not a lawyer and the same steadfastness of purpose which has made her popular on the Right have earned her jeers on the Left.
Throughout Netanyahu's political career, there have been those who served under him and felt wronged by him.
Faction leader Naftali Bennett's demand comes ahead of Wednesday's midnight deadline to form a new government.
Yisrael Beytenu leader makes announcement ahead of Wednesday morning deadline to form a new government.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
PM Netanyahu has until Wednesday at 8 p.m. to inform President Reuven Rivlin that he has formed a government.
Kahlon, not UTJ to sign first coalition deal, as early as Tuesday.
Negotiating teams to present draft agreements to faction leaders for approval.
PM’s message noted that not only do Druse cooperate in blood, but they are partners in building the holy land of Israel.
Legislation would add politicians to Supreme Court judicial selection panel.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
PM faces criticism as deadline to form new government approaches; premier meets with Kulanu leader Kahlon on Monday night.
Herzog continues to claim reports of a meeting with Netanyahu are untrue.
Sources close to Bayit Yehudi leader say PM had agreed to appoint Bennett defense minister but reserved the right to try to persuade him to take Foreign Ministry instead.
Shas is currently in advanced negotiations with the Likud party to enter the next coalition government, with Deri seeking the Interior portfolio.
PM and his finance minister-designate meet for three hours in effort to work out differences and enable the formation of a new government.
"Netanyahu has the right to close a deal with Herzog. We wouldn't be part of such a government."
New Zionist Union MK seeks to bolster agriculture, strengthen the periphery and improve ties between local and national government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Shas leader Arye Deri Tuesday night and marathon coalition talks will take place next week.
It could take a splitting solution to end the coalition conundrum that has become a splitting headache.
Demand could result in a confrontation with the Supreme Court and US President Barack Obama.
The large majority of haredi boys are taught extremely basic Maths and English in elementary school and virtually none in high school.
Only one party is scheduled to meet with Likud representatives during Passover break.
New MK Merav Ben Ari of Kulanu wants to deal with social issues on a national level.
Speaking ahead of the swearing-in of the new Knesset, Rivlin said the outgoing government was limited in its ability to serve the public and the new one needed to start working.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
New exhibit: Facing the British Lion — With Nothing but a Pencil
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
"I propose the following 10-point program to ensure that Israel attains the status we have so long worked to achieve, that of international pariah."
By HAIM WATZMAN
The current government is picking the ministry’s bones to resolve narrow party personnel problems.
By ALON LIEL
You have to pass extensive and arduous tests and you have to show them an infinite number of documents, which prove two things: that you are not a journalist and that you are mentally healthy.
By LIOR DAYAN
Oil minister in the previous government was tasked with forming a new cabinet after former PM Ibrahim Mehleb submitted his government's resignation last week.
It was not immediately clear why government resigned but officials say Egyptian president had been unhappy with the performance of several ministries.
Mounting piles of garbage festering in the summer heat are triggering health warnings and protests by residents furious their government failed to avoid the crisis.
Citing personal reasons, Mustafa is the first minister to quit since the formation of a unity government with Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
It is at moments like this that Israeli democracy must defend itself. To that end, the government must take action on three fronts.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
In Israel, the charge that democracy is under threat is a sure sign that the person so charged has a far clearer grasp of what democracy means.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Throughout my term in the Knesset, people would approach me and ask for “coalition funds” for themselves or for organizations that they represented.
By DOV LIPMAN
The problem is a complete divide within the nation, where half the nation is on one side, and half the nation is on the other side.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS
Government coalition agreements inevitably end up looking like a collection of wish lists presented by the different coalition partners in exchange for their political support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In every election, millions of votes go to waste as Labor voters in staunch Conservative areas, or vice versa, futilely cast their ballot with no ability to influence the final outcome.
By JEFF BARAK
Following weeks of unedifying horse-trading, threats and extortions, compounded by personal malice, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally cobbled together an untenable coalition.
By ISI LEIBLER